Category Archives: good

The day the internet died.

Oh what a day that was. I emerged blinking into the sunlight and saw flowers and trees. I spoke to real live people. I read a real newspaper and a book printed on actual paper. Mind you, I was worried … Continue reading

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What’s buzzing in Bumblebology?

I bet you are asking yourself what is new in bee science? You would be right to be curious because we are living golden age for bumblebology.. Just today in PLoS ONE the leading open access journal there were two … Continue reading

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And if you haven’t, you should.

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The 2020’s – Decade of the aliens?

With the twenty noughties truly over  and the twenty teens picking up steam. What will we call all these decades be best know for? The noughties seem to have been the decade of the search engine and the brain scanner, … Continue reading

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Le Chat, C’est Moi

I have just discovered Philippe Geluck’s magnifique comique Le Chat. It’s formidable. Philippe Geluck – Le Chat – Home.

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Papal Ice Nine

I thought this recent Facebook vignette is worth saving for posterity or pitching to Roland Emmerich. Although, since it was on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg now owns alls rights to this idea so it’s his call. Caspar Addyman is wondering if … Continue reading

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Finally, I’m an Official Iron Maiden Fan Club member

Yes, i’ve chosen to make my favourite tattooed millionaire a little richer. And it’s about time too. They were the band of my teens. They are my favourite live band Three of their concerts are in my all time top … Continue reading

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Hannes Caspar : babydult and other works

I am rather liking Hannes Caspar’s photographs http://www.babydult.com. http://www.hannescaspar.com/

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Fresh brains attack the zombie problem

The future of zombie research It’s about time there were fresh brains in zombie research. So, it’s great to see that once again neuroscience is breathing new life into a topic that has had the life sucked out of it … Continue reading

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I wonder what he was praying for?

No, this isn’t some fancy Photoshop trick, these are real human footprints ingrained in a hardwood floor. 70 year-old Buddhist monk Hua Chi has been praying in the same spot at his temple in Tongren, China for over 20 years. … Continue reading

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100 ‘best’ opening lines

The American Book Review has a cynical traffic generating list of the best 100 opening lines from literature. I just read the whole thing so you don’t have to and to be honest I don’t think you have to. They don’t … Continue reading

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We’re all armed with coffee cups.

What’s your weapon of choice?.

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Robot snake climbs real tree

[youtube 8VLjDjXzTiU] CMU’s Biorobotics Lab have build a modular robotic snake. It can climb trees and spy on you. Air penguins, Robotuna, and now this? The robot uprising may have already started. via Singularity Hub Update: Oh brilliant, they’re letting robots … Continue reading

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The form is strong in this one.

Here’s Darth Vader performing the 42 move Yang style sword form of Tai Chi Chuan. As you might expect, he’s actually pretty good.

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tommorow’s meme tooday

OPPS – Very Demotivational – The Demotivational Posters Blog credit to bigmoney

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